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Chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies has announced a new SoC, the 778G 5G, new reference designs to speed up 5G adoption across industry segments, and new features in its X65 5G Modem-RF systems that it claims will help expand 5G take-up across the globe.

Published in Mobility

Chinese smartphone vendor OPPO has released two new 5G models in its A series, the A74 5G that retails for $449 and the A54 5G that sells for $399.

Published in Mobility

Qualcomm's newest 7-series processor has launched, and while it's not the first 7-series processor with 5G, it is the first a selection of 8-series features, bring them to devices that will be cheaper than those using the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Cybersecurity company Sophos has announced its plans to provide Sophos Intercept X endpoint protection for 5G PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon compute platforms from Qualcomm.

Published in Security

Qualcomm's 888 SoC is its flagship processor for flagship smartphones, with the 7-series for high-end models ,the 6-series for mid-range devices, the 4-series for low-end smartphones and the 2-series for the entry-level, so with 5G now on the new 480, 5G is sure to spread far and wide in 2021.

Published in Home Tech

Android smartphones which have Qualcomm SoCs from the new 888 mobile platform onwards will receive three operating system version updates in addition to the version that comes with the device, under a new arrangement with Google.

Published in Mobility

Qualcomm’s answer to Apple’s A14 processor, and those of Huawei, Samsung and others has arrived, with the lucky-numbered 888 5G Mobile Platform delivering what Qualcomm claims are giant leaps in AI, the most advanced 5G platform, a tripling down on computation photography, unrivalled gaming speed, the fastest Wi-Fi and more!

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Like many of its cousins from its parent company, electronics giant B.B.K. Electronics, the vivo Y20S is a solidly constructed device, one of many 4G smartphones hitting the Australian market as companies realise that 5G smartphones are really not needed here given the current state of the 5G rollout.

A news report in an online publication's sponsored 5G section talks about the benefits of an always-on 5G connection in the latest crop of Windows-based ARM-powered PC notebooks, but 5G is hard to find, it's not free and your always-on smartphone is an alternative you already own.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Qualcomm Technologies has announced plans to accelerate 5G global commercialisation at scale by expanding its portfolio of 5G mobile platforms across the Snapdragon 8 Series, 7 Series and 6 Series in 2020.

With top mobile operators, including Telstra, in major first world countries set to "activate Windows 10 PCs powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon Mobile PC Platform on 4G/LTE Networks", the only question is whether consumers will buy them.

Published in Development
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 10:18

Qualcomm admits chips vulnerable, offers no detail

American multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company Qualcomm admits some of its processors are vulnerable to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs but has refused to provide any clarity on exactly which products are affected.

Published in Security

Although mired in a legal fight with Apple, Qualcomm is still busy creating new processors and technologies, with its new flagship processor and SOC being the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Qualcomm wants users to stop thinking of its Snapdragon processors as central processing units (CPU) and start thinking of them as enablers, platforms.

Published in ShawThing

Qualcomm will collaborate with Google on a new operating system named Android Things OS to facilitate rapid, scalable, security-focused IoT development.

Published in Internet of Things
Thursday, 08 December 2016 17:20

Windows 10 'computer in your pocket' soon

Microsoft and Qualcomm have announced that the next generation Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM processors will support full compatibility with the Windows 10 ecosystem.

Published in Mobility

Every year Qualcomm releases a flagship chip – this year it is the Snapdragon 820/1 and next year it is the 835.  But there is a back story to this chip.

Aggregating licensed and unlicensed bands to make LTE even faster on Vodafone’s mobile network with devices using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X12 LTE modems connecting to Ericsson’s small test cells worked!

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Just when flagship model smartphones are using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 808 and 810 systems on a chip comes an announcement that the next version 820 runs 40% faster and uses less power. Damn you Moore's Law.

LG has amped up the anticipation for its the LG G4, with tons of cool features including Qualcomm’s six-core X-10 LTE 64-bit 808 processor.

Published in Mobility
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